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Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation to hold Job Fair May 18

Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation to hold Job Fair May 18

May 11, 2021

Cedar Rapids, IA – May 7, 2021 – The Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department is holding a Seasonal Job Fair at the ITC Pavilion in Noelridge Park (by the lagoon), 4900 Council Street NE, on Tuesday, May 18 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Department staff will discuss job openings at golf courses, parks, programs and pools; answer questions about the hiring process; and conduct interviews. Individuals will be able to complete applications at the site or apply online at http://bit.ly/CRSeasonalJobs.

The City hires applicants age 16 and above for golf and parks seasonal labor, and age 15 and above for lifeguards. Golf cashiers and Parks construction laborers must be age 18 and above. Hiring will continue through the first week of June.

Lifeguard hiring incentives are available. To qualify for the incentives below, the individual must be age 15 or older, submit an application, be hired by the City of Cedar Rapids, attend required trainings and work at least part-time through the month of June.
• Get a reimbursement of up to $120 on the lifeguard certification class fee.
• Have a friend to sign up and take the lifeguard certification class with you and receive a $50 reward.
• Wages increase by $2, $3, or $4 respectively for the last three weeks of the season, if the employee remains in good standing throughout the summer.

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